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5 Day Kruger Classic Camping Safari Tour

From ZAR 16500
ZAR 18500 Per Single Traveller

2023 Rates

ZAR 16501 Per Person Sharing

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Duration

5 Days

Pickup

OR Tambo Airport / Any Hotel available on request

Itinerary

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Highlights:

  • Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • 4 Nights tented accommodation in the Pretoriouskop rest camp
  • Sunset Open vehicle safari drive
  • Sunrise Open vehicle safari drive
  • 3 Full day Open vehicle safari drives
  • All entrance and conservation fees

Description:

5 Day Kruger Classic Camping Safari Tour

Discover why the Kruger National Park is one of the most popular safari destinations in Africa. The 5-day Kruger classic camping safari tour offers wildlife enthusiasts the opportunity to thoroughly explore South Africa’s oldest and largest national park which is renowned for its incredible biodiversity, outstanding Big 5 sightings and fascinating cultural heritage.

Accommodation

Pretoriuskop Rest Camp is located in the southern section of the Kruger National Park which is renowned for its incredible biodiversity, high concentration of animals and prolific birdlife. It’s surrounded by kiaat woodlands and savanna grasslands which is home to the Big 5 and an array of antelope.

Accommodation at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp ranges from budget-friendly campsites for tents and caravans and self-catering ensuite bungalows to family cottages and luxury guest houses. A recent addition is a tented campsite that is situated on the fenceline overlooking the surrounding leafy woodlands.

There is a fully-stocked convenience store at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp and a fast-food restaurant which offers tourists simple, affordable meals. Pretoriuskop Rest Camp is best known for its spectacular swimming pool that’s built up against a flat granite boulder.

You might also like our 3 Day Camping Kruger Safari Tour or 4 Day Camping Kruger Safari Tour.

Itinerary:

DAY 1: JOHANNESBURG – KRUGER NATIONAL PARK      

We depart from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport bus terminal by 07:00 for your transfer to Hazyview. It is a 5-6 hour drive and you will stop for lunch (for your own expense) en route.

From Hazyview you get into an open safari vehicle and do a late afternoon safari drive into the park after which you are checked into your tented accommodation.

Dinner is served under the stars at our private camp within Pretoriuskop.

You spend the night in your dome tent and your package includes dinner.

 

DAY 2, 3 and 4: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

After an early wake-up call there is time for tea or coffee and rusks before departing for a full day open vehicle safari drive from about06:00 to 15:30.Brunch is included along your route and your guide will also stop during the course of the day for you to purchase refreshments.

After some relaxation or added optional activities back at the camp, dinner is served under the stars at our private camp within the rest camp.

You spend the nights in your dome tent and your package includes hot beverages and rusks, light brunches and three-course dinners.

 

DAY 5: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – JOHANNESBURG

You wake up early again, pack up and depart on a morning safari drive in the open vehicle. Breakfast is included along route in the park before you are dropped off in Hazyview and get into the transfer vehicle back to Johannesburg.

You should arrive in Johannesburg between 17:30 and 18:00, depending on late-afternoon traffic.

Your package includes hot beverages and rusks, breakfast and transfer.

Included:

  • Return transfers from OR Tambo International Airport to Kruger National Park in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle
  • Kruger National Park entrance/conservation fees
  • Four nights’ accommodation in a dome tent at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp
  • One morning, one evening and three full day safaris in an open safari vehicle conducted by a qualified guide
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Hot beverages and rusks before morning game drives

Excluded:

  • Scheduled flights to and from OR Tambo International Airport
  • All purchases of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary

Good to know:

Guests are collected from Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport between 7:00 and 7:30. Collections from any other Johannesburg hotels or addresses are possible at additional rates.

Guests are dropped off at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport around 17:00, other hotels or addresses can be arranged at additional rates.

MoAfrika Tours and its service providers provide cost-effective transfers for groups of 2 – 12 people per vehicle; please let us know if you prefer a private tour (additional rates may apply).

Keep in mind that if you plan to fly out of OR Tambo International Airport on the last day of the safari tour, we recommend booking a domestic flight no earlier than 19:30 and an international flight no earlier than 21:00.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Can the 5-day Camping Kruger safari tour be customized to meet my specific needs?

Yes, some tour operators offer customized safari tours that allow you to personalize your itinerary based on your preferences. For example, you can choose to spend more time in certain areas of the park or participate in specific activities such as night drives or bush walks. You can also request special accommodations or dietary requirements.

 

Is it possible to combine the 5-day Camping Kruger safari tour with other activities or destinations?

Yes, you can extend your trip by adding on additional destinations or activities such as a visit to the Panorama Route, a trip to the Blyde River Canyon, or a cultural experience with local communities. You can also choose to combine your safari tour with a beach holiday in nearby Mozambique or Swaziland.

 

Can children participate in the 5-day Camping Kruger safari tour?

Yes, many tour operators offer family-friendly safari tours that cater to children of all ages. These tours may include special activities and accommodations that are suitable for families, such as shorter game drives, child-friendly meals, and accommodation in family units. Some tour operators also offer educational programs that allow children to learn about the park’s flora and fauna while on safari.

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